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tummy tuckAbdominoplasty Cosmetic surgery A procedure in which a large horizontal ellipse of skin and fat is excised from the anterior lower abdomen, and an upper abdominal flap is stretched to the suprapubic incision and sewn in place; the umbilicus is exteriorized through an incision in the flap at the proper level Raison d'etre Vanity Cost $4100 Number procedures 2000 58,000. See Cosmetic surgery.
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tum·my tuck(tŭm'ē tŭk)
Colloquial usage for abdominoplasty (q.v.).
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